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BackpackerU - from Summit Global Education

Education embedded in Travel

Traveling study programs for independent adventurers. Backpacker University is about gaining the freedom to explore the world on your terms, without big groups, while at the same time maintaining deep social connections with like-minded travelers.

Where do you want to study?

Available now:  Brazil with Backpacker U

Coming soon:  Click on one of the maps below to select your next destination

Athens, Greece

Athens, Greece

  • Backpacker U coming soon

Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona, Spain

Paris, France

Paris, France

London, England

London, England

Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany

Prague, Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic

Vienna, Austria

Vienna, Austria

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary

Or choose a destination in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Paraty, Brazil

Paraty, Brazil

Florianópolis, Brazil

Florianópolis, Brazil

  • Backpacker U coming soon

Join us! Organize a local Backpacker U program by partnering with Summit Global Education.

We are growing & expanding our network and Backpacker U community. Hosting an incredible life-changing event, with students from abroad, visits to amazing companies and a chance to engage the next generation of student leaders

Request information about organizing a Backpacker U program in your local community

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I would 100% recommend this program to other Iowa students. I have learned so much, and will carry that with me for the rest of my life Ryan Burton

Student, University of Iowa

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Read the reviews, see the photos.  Testimonials from other students regarding their participation in Summit Global Education programs.

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